Google Assistant is already available in eight languages and when Google at MWC announced that support for 30 languages is coming to its Virtual Assistant – Google Assistant over the coming months, Hindi included although it was already available through Jio (Indian mobile carrier) but was limited and Now finally Google Assistant officially supports the Hindi language (Full-fledged)
Google Assistant in Hindi will be available for Android devices running on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or above and also coming Soon for devices running on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) also for iPhone and the devices running on the lighter version of Android – Android GO.
Google Assistant is already available in the Hindi Language on Google’s Instant messaging platform – Google Allo.
Users will be able to use Google Assistant in Hindi same as Google Assistant in English like – Finding nearby restaurants, or nearby interest points, getting scores update, setting an alarm making it full-fledged unlike before where it was limited, the most important thing to note is that Users will be able to ask queries in Hindi and will get answered back in Hindi as well.
To use Google Assistant in Hindi Users simply need to set their device language to Hindi and update their Google Search App to the latest Version.
In order to make it more useful to Indians over time, developers and business can now build actions for the Hindi Google Assistant through the developer platform Action said, Purvi Shah, Technical Programme Manager Assistant.
Once the action is built you can just say “Ok Google, talk to” and access the service or content straight through your Google Assistant.
Google has also rolled a dedicated site that gives an overview of all the things you can ask Google Assitant in Hindi.
This gives Google Assistant an edge over the other two Virtual Assistant Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, which don’t have support for the Hindi language yet and it would be interesting to see how they catch up.